Tag Archive: Leadership Development

I Told Him to Get His Head Out of His A**

I was embarrassed when Corey reminded me of some advice I gave him six years ago. My advice was, “I think you should get your head out of your a**.” He said it… Continue reading

5 Leadership Development Projects even Frantic Leaders Can Do

The tragedy of organizational life is incompetent leadership. If everything rises or falls on leadership, why aren’t you systematically developing leadership skills?   3 pathetic excuses leaders give to neglect development: I don’t… Continue reading

Picking Scabs and Popping Zits

Mom told me not to pick at scabs and pop zits. “You’ll get scars.” The opposite is true in organizations. The things you don’t say, but should, cause scars.   7 things you… Continue reading

Business Needs More Bleeding Hearts

This book expanded my thinking!! New Giveaway!! 20 free books!!! Leave a comment on this post by Monica C. Worline and Jane E. Dutton to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies… Continue reading

5 Advantages of Being New Even When You’re Not

Some of the best things leaders do, they do when they’re new. Show up today likes it’s your first day, even if it isn’t. You wanted to learn everything when you were new.… Continue reading

How to Hire New Leaders and the Surprising way to Maximize their Success

“The biggest hiring mistakes happened when I was tired and under duress. We really needed help.” Jeremie Kubicek, co-founder of  the GIANT companies, mentioned two worst case scenarios. One occurred when he hired a… Continue reading